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Iran's Regime Unable to Cope With Unemployment Crisis

By INU Staff 

INU -The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) reports on November 2, that the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) called Iran’s unemployment crisis a security threat,following a recent statement by President Rouhani saying that the biggest problem of the regime is their inability to cope with the huge wave of unemployment.

The IRGChas established organizations in different provinces to deal with the issue of unemployment.

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Iran Seeks Money for Hostages while Managing Relations with Western Investors

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INU - On Wednesday, Trend News Agency reported that Finnish President Sauli Miinisto had signed four memoranda of understanding with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while on a two-day trip to Tehran at the head of major trade delegation. The report is the latest in a series of signs that economic contacts between Iran and the West are continuing to expand, even as Iran continues to engage in provocative actions toward the US and Europe, including through the arrests and convictions of dual nationals.

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Conflict With Saudi Arabia May Drive Iran's Continued Refusal to Cooperate With OPEC

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INU - On Tuesday, Hellenic Shipping News reported that a Dutch firm was in talks with prospective Iranian partners over a project to upgrade and develop floating oil terminals in the Persian Gulf. The report was indicative of the ongoing push by some Western entities to engage with and invest in the Islamic Republic, in spite of lingering obstacles and Iran’s persistent anti-Western activities and rhetoric. But perhaps the more significant aspect of that report was relevant not to Iranian-Western relations but to Iranian-Arab relations.

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Concerns Persist over the Effects of Enriching Iran

By INU Staff  

INU - Recent moves by the White House have generated renewed discussion about the potential danger of Iran’s access to unfrozen assets and new capital in the form of foreign investment and expanded commerce. The administration of US President Barack Obama has taken a number of steps to make international commerce with Iran easier, even as the Iranian financial system continues to present a threat of money-laundering and other malfeasance.

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Business Risks Loom Large: First Iranian Investment Summit in Singapore is a Parade of Projects Tied to Sanctioned Banks

By INU Staff

INU - An article published on October 25, by United Against Nuclear Iran, talks about the first Iran Investment Summit held in Singapore. This opportunity for investors faces criticism from leading former diplomats and lawmakers, who warn that, “Business risks abound in Iran, a country where corruption is rampant and a sanctioned terrorist organization--the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)--wields enormous economic power over the very sectors being shopped at the summit: oil and gas, petrochemicals, and infrastructure.”

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Iran: 100,000 Hectares of Forests Lost to Exploitation each Year. Will 10 Year Respite Help?

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INU - The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) published an article about the critical condition of the forests in Iran.

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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